Nokomis, Florida – Grosse Pointe Music Academy is proud to announce the opening of Nokomis Music Academy, led by long-time instructor Hans Barbe. The new location in Sarasota will offer high-quality piano and voice lessons to individuals of all ages and skill levels. With over a decade of experience as an instructor, Hans Barbe is […]
Can Anyone Learn to Sing?
The Voice: Can Anyone Learn to Sing? Do you sing along with the radio? Sing along to a Broadway musical? Sing in a school or church choir? If so, then singing lessons may be right up your alley! Singing is just one branch of the tree that creates all the music in the world. Taking […]
If birds can learn to sing, you can too!
I’ve always that that it is really cool listening to birds imitate the sounds and songs of other animals and especially humans. Anyone who has been in the presence of birds can clearly see that they are extremely interested in music and any kind of sound. I’m pretty sure that most animals on earth have […]
How many guitar chords are there?
Chords are groups of notes that when played together form some type of consonant or dissonant harmony. It’s typical for beginning guitar students to ask how many guitar chords exist. The answer is not infinity, but it’s still too many to bother counting. It’s much more productive to learn a few fundamental chords in depth […]
Sing Like You Mean it
Sing Like You Mean It Karaoke is a great way to expose yourself to singing. A microphone and a karaoke machine turns a typical party into American Idol. It seems like everybody thinks they can sing when they get behind the mike and have a full Karaoke band behind them. Truth is, not everyone […]
The Detroit Concert Choir
The Detroit Concert Choir (DCC), under the artistic direction of Gordon Nelson, is an international award-winning vocal ensemble. Recognized as local, national and international pacesetters of choral music, the group has built a worldwide reputation for excellence. The group’s repertoire includes international contemporary a cappella compositions, American folk and gospel, and great masterworks for chorus […]